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Study Abroad

Study Abroad is an important component of a comprehensive studies program that can contribute to the development and growth of the individual student and prepare the student to function more effectively in a global society.

 

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image-up-arrowimage-down-arrowRequirements
  • The course(s) must be at an accredited institution or associated with an accredited institution
  • You must satisfy any course prerequisites or co-requisites prior to going abroad.
  • Be enrolled full-time in a degree program.
  • Have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 at WVSU (NOTE: some programs may require a higher GPA).
  • Be in good academic standing. You may not be on academic probation at the time of the application or thereafter.
  • Provide proof of health insurance coverage for the abroad travel time period.
  • Be in good financial standing.
  • Be in good standing in student conduct matters at the time of the application and prior to the start of the period abroad.
  • Be enrolled full-time the term prior to or concurrent with the offering of the education abroad program and have spent a minimum of one year as a student at WVSU.
  • Be cleared by a physician for travel abroad.
  • Disclose all prescription medications (for both physical and mental health).
  • Completion of a Transient Approval Form with coordinating signatures prior to travel.
For any additional questions about requirements, please see the Registrar.


Funding
Your financial aid can be used for education abroad. Please stop by the Financial Aid office for more information about this option. In some cases, there may be university scholarships available.

Also see this flyer from our partner, KEI, which lists funding and scholarship information for Study Abroad.
 
image-up-arrowimage-down-arrowFunding
Your financial aid can be used for education abroad. Please stop by the Financial Aid office for more information about this option. In some cases, there may be university scholarships available.

Also see this flyer from our partner, KEI, which lists funding and scholarship information for Study Abroad.
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KEI Study Abroad (link: www.keiabroad.com) offers affordable, high-quality semester and summer programs throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America and Oceania. All KEI programs are taught in English and offer a wide selection of major-specific courses as well as general education and foreign language courses. In addition, most programs offer internships, community service and research opportunities. Federal and state financial aid may be used towards KEI programs and all WVSU students receive an automatic $1,000 grant towards any semester or academic year KEI program.
 

GlobalWV (link: www.studywv.org/globalwv/) is an International Education Consortium of Colleges and Universities established by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission in May 2006. Global West Virginia seeks to enhance the international education of every public and private higher education institution in West Virginia.
 

WorldStrides (link: www.worldstrides.com/highered) WorldStrides’ mission is to ignite personal growth for students through travel and study abroad at every stage of development.

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